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Temporary jobs have long been a part of the broader job market. However, in the aftermath of COVID-19, these short-term, low-commitment arrangements are increasingly popular with professionals. If you are wondering why candidates are turning their attention toward temp jobs after COVID-19 and whether a contract position could be the right move for your career,… Read more »

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When you’re looking at various hiring options, you may wonder if temporary employees are right for every business. While they aren’t the ideal solution in all cases, there are many situations where temp workers are an asset, allowing companies to achieve their goals with greater ease. If you’re trying to figure out if temporary employees… Read more »

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Most candidates apply for a job with the best of intentions. They plan to participate in the hiring process should they be chosen to move forward, usually in hopes of landing the position. However, it isn’t uncommon for them to change mind about an opportunity along the way. Maybe they learned something about the company… Read more »

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Employee disengagement can be detrimental to companies. When a workforce isn’t engaged, it’s typically less productive. Morale may also suffer, leading to a culture that skews toward the negative. By learning how to gauge employee engagement levels, you can take action to prevent disengagement. Minimizing disengagement helps companies retain great employees and increases productivity. If… Read more »

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When job seekers get ready for an interview, they usually focus on the interview questions they’ll need to answer. However, the employer shouldn’t be the only one asking questions. Instead, candidates should have a few ready as well, ensuring they can find out what they need to know about the position, company, and more. If… Read more »

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Many companies have trouble keeping their best and brightest employees on board. Top performers typically have options. As a result, they may seek out opportunities elsewhere if they believe that it benefits their career. Thankfully, companies don’t have to resign themselves to this kind of turnover. By taking action, it’s possible to boost retention among… Read more »

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We are honored to make another Sprout Initiate presentation by meeting up with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department at the site of Deputy Sheriff Brad Sullivan’s new home. On Sept 5, 2019, Deputy Sullivan was shot twice in the head while pursuing a kidnapping suspect. Since that day, he has undergone numerous surgeries, treatments, and… Read more »

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Receiving a job offer is an exciting moment. However, even after interviewing and reviewing the offer, you may not be sure that the position is right for you. Maybe something unexpected happened during your meeting with the hiring manager that gave you doubts. Perhaps the pay rate was lower than you expected, and the company… Read more »

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At some point, nearly every company experiences the dreaded no-call, no-show. When that happens, it’s normal to assume the employee isn’t coming back. But what do you do if they suddenly reappear? Is there a right way to handle the situation? If you want to make sure you’re ready to deal with a no-call, no-show… Read more »

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Whether you’re getting ready to take your first steps into the workforce or are preparing to shift into a new field, it can be hard to get that initial experience you need to launch your career. Most companies prefer candidates that have at least a bit of time in a traditional lead-up or similar role…. Read more »